duplation

duplation

[doo-pley-shuhn, dyoo-]
noun
multiplication by two; doubling.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin duplātiōn-, stem of duplātiō a doubling, equivalent to duplāt(us) (dupl(us) duple + -ātus -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

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